Jeanetta Wright Bright

6 February 1765–1830 (Age 64)
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jeanetta Wright

Jeanetta Wright Bright was born on 6 February 1765, in Augusta, Virginia, United States. She married Zachariah Lee about 1780, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in 1830, in Amsterdam, Botetourt, Virginia, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Zachariah Lee
1755–1838
Jeanetta Wright Bright
1765–1830
Marriage: about 1780
Edgar Lee
1781–
Mary Polly Lee
1782–1857

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1780
Virginia, United States
children

(2)

    Edgar Lee

    Male1781–Male

    Female1782–1857Female

World Events (8)

1776

Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 15

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1783 · A Free America

Age 18

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English nickname or personal name, meaning ‘bright’, ‘fair’, ‘pretty’, from Old English beorht ‘bright’, ‘shining’.2 English: from a short form of any of several Old English personal names of which beorht was the first element, such as Beorhthelm ‘bright helmet’. Compare Bert .3 Americanized form of German Brecht .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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